Discontinued cases; court has discretion to reinstate case. (SB858)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reinstatement of discontinued cases; court's discretion. Provides that a court has discretion to reinstate a discontinued case where a plaintiff has properly moved for such a case to be reinstated. This bill is in response to JSR Mechanical Inc. v. Aireco Supply, Inc., 786 S.E.2d 144 (Va. 2016). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101427D
12/05/2016Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB858)
01/30/2017Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1381.